New Classical Featured Playlist – 01/18/21 – 01/31/21
In this week’s programming, we bring you music that has been nominated for the 2021 Grammy Awards! The Grammy’s take place near the beginning of each year, however, this year the awards have been pushed back to March 14, 2021, due to Covid-19 precautions. We’ll be featuring music by composers Shulamit Ran, Jennifer Higdon, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. This dynamic trio released their album in collaboration with the Pacifica Quartet entitled, Contemporary Voices in 2020. It has been nominated in the category of Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance. The Indiana University-based quartet is also joined by alto saxophone soloist and Indiana University faculty member, Otis Murphy.
Furthermore, we’ll be including selections from the 2019 three-time Grammy award-winning album, American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom. Our streaming host, Salvador Perez Lopez was part of the album and a featured soloist.
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